EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 29: Michigan State Spartans head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action during the first quarter of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 29, 2016 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s head football Coach, Mark Dantonio, dismissing three players from the team.  Josh King, Donnie Corley Jr. and Demetric Vance all being dismissed after being charged with sexual assault in 54B District Court stemming from an incident in January.

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MSU's Dantonio defends decision to dismiss trio

CLOSE East Lansing - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio defended his decision on Tuesday to dismiss three players charged with sexual assault before letting the legal process play out, while stating the decision to not renew the contract of former recruiting director Curtis Blackwell was for "philosophical" reasons.